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Option Aquatic Biology Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Environmental Sciences - College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences



Also available via Ecampus.


The Aquatic Biology option under the Environmental Sciences major offers students considerable depth in aquatic biology with course work possibilities that emphasize ecology in fresh, estuarine, and marine (saltwater) environments.



Core (11)

BI 351. Marine Ecology (3)
FW 456. Limnology (5)
FW 479. Wetlands and Riparian Ecology (3)

Electives (16) 


Aquatic Organisms

BI/FW 302. Biology and Conservation of Marine Mammals (4)
   and FW 301. Field Techniques for Marine Mammal Conservation (1)
BOT 416. Aquatic Botany (4)
FW 315. Ichthyology (3)
Z 361. Invertebrate Biology (3)
  and Z 362. Invertebrate Biology Laboratory (2)
   or Z 461. Marine and Estuarine Invertebrate Zoology (4)
Z 477. Aquatic Entomology (4)

Freshwater Environmental Biology

BI/FW 421. Aquatic Biological Invasions (4)
FW 323. Management Principles of Pacific Salmon in the Northwest (3)
FW 473. Fish Ecology (4)
FW 497. ^Aquaculture (3) 

Marine Environmental Biology

BI 352. Marine Ecology Laboratory (2)
BI/FW 421. Aquatic Biological Invasions (4)
FW 331. Ecology of Marine and Estuarine Birds (4)
FW 426. Coastal Ecology and Resource Management (5)
FW 431. Dynamics of Marine Biological Resources (4)
FW/OC 434. Estuarine Ecology (4)
FW/BI 464. Marine Conservation Biology (3)
OC 334. ^Polar Oceanography (3)
OC 440. Biological Oceanography (4)  

Total Credits=27


Footnote:

^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Option Code: 501




 
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